O Sacrament Divine,
All praise and all thanksgiving,
Be every moment Thine."
Thanksgiving Mass for all - Sunday 5th June at 10am Mass during which all the first communicants will be presented with their First Holy Communion certificate, and invited after Mass into the hall with their families for a party.
Works Youth Day
Pray as you go http://pray-as-you-go.org/303/
Day for Life 31st May – A day in the Church’s year dedicated to celebrating and upholding the dignity of human life. The illustrated card for this year’s Day for Life helps us reflect on the sacredness of human life in all its dimensions. The second collection will be taken up this weekend to support the Church’s pro-life work.
Family Fun Summer BBQ - Sun, 12th June 1.30pm – 4pm in St Andrew’s Church halls and grounds. Food and Fun for all the Family! Soft drinks included …otherwise BYOB. Tickets Adults: £1 Children: 50p on sale. Organised by St Andrew’s, St Benedict’s, St Joseph’s and St Laurence’s cluster. Volunteers are required please to help with assembling tables and chairs in the grounds, checking tickets and directing people to the hall. Many thanks.
Parish Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to Schoenstatt – this Wednesday. Meet at the front of the church at 9.45am. Return to St Andrew’s approx 3pm.
May Devotions – Sundays at 4.30pm
St Margaret’s Children and Family Care Society Annual Mass and Gathering, Sunday 12th June 2pm in the Cathedral. Refreshments and children’s entertainment will follow. All are most welcome.
AGAP Summer Double Movie Special on the dramatic life of Pope St John Paul II on 2 June and 9 June in St Mungo’s Retreat House. See poster on the noticeboard for more details. The young people going to Krakow for WYD might like to go along and learn more about the life of Pope St John Paul II through the films.
Immaculate Conception Parish Fete – Saturday 11th June. 1pm – 4pm. See poster on noticeboard for details.
Donations to Drumchapel Foodbank always gratefully received.
Dates for Children's Choir June 12th & 19th Any queries, please contact Annamaria Strachan 07749715514 /email@example.com
St. Andrew's Whist Drive will take place at 7:30pm on Monday 30th May in the Lower Hall. Everyone is welcome regardless of ability. Someone will be on hand to help if you are a beginner. It is, essentially, a social night. £3 includes admission, raffle ticket and tea/coffee. Come along for a great night. We'd love to welcome you! For more details contact Susan Morrison on 0141 563 7959 or 07580086381
Like to train and become a Parish Catechist? Two-year part-time course, sponsored by the parish, speak to Fr Mackle. Information evening - Monday, 13th June at 7.00pm in the Archdiocesan Offices.
June Dates - 1st at 10am - Year of Mercy Retreat Schoenstatt; 1st at 7.30pm - RCIA Dinner; 2nd at 7pm - Baptism preparation; 3rd at 10am - P4/5 Mass; 3rd at 7pm - Soup Run; 5th at 10am - First Communicants Mass and Party; 6th at 3pm - Caritas Awards; 7th at 7pm - Parents Council; 9th at 2.30pm - Clergy cluster meeting; 12th at 1.30pm - Cluster BBQ; 13th at 6.30pm - Carfin; 14th at 11am - Ecumenical clergy meeting; 16th at 9am - Turnbull High - Vocations event; 16th at 7pm - PPC; 20th at 7pm - 50th Planning; 24th at 10am - Leavers' Mass.
Soup Run – this Friday 3rd June 7pm in Lower Hall. Donations of soup, sandwiches, soft fruit, biscuits etc most welcome. Any queries, please call Phyllis on 570 1343.
St Andrew’s Primary PTA are hosting two events this term to which the parish are invited: Ladies Charity Night on Friday 3rd June 7pm until 11.30pm in aid of school funds and The Scarlett Fund (www.scarlettfund.org.uk) in the school hall. Entry is £7, payable on the door, which includes a cocktail. There will be a raffle and other competitions to raise funds. Family Carnival Fun Day on Saturday 18th June from 1pm until 4pm in the school grounds. Entry is free and there will be a large selection of inflatables, pony rides and games for all the family to enjoy. For more information please contact Anne on 07866 009078.
Parish Pastoral Council - 16th June at 7.00pm in the chapel-house. If anyone has any matters they would like discussed, please email Veronica McLaughlin firstname.lastname@example.org by 9th June.
Padre Pio Prayer will not be meeting this bank holiday Monday. Back on the following Monday.
Thank you to the parishioner for the £500 donated for parish funds.
Rachel’s Vineyard Weekend Retreat 24 - 26 June. For spiritual and emotional healing after abortion. Will be held near Glasgow. This confidential, supportive retreat is powerful for anyone who has been affected by their own or someone else's abortion experience. For more information, please call Sr Andrea on 07816 942824 or email Marene via the enquiry form on the website www.rachelsvineyard.org.uk
St. Andrew's Carpet Bowls summer outing Thurs, 16 June. Cardwell Garden Centre for morning coffee, afternoon spent in Largs, and on to Seamill Hydro for High Tea at 5pm. Bus will leave Roman Rd. at 10 am and return approx. 8.30 pm. Cost to non-members is £20 and those who joined us last year thoroughly enjoyed it. Please contact D. MacLean - 587 7319 to book your seat.
Forthcoming Second Collections –12th June – Assisted Parishes; 19th June – Comboni Mission Appeal; 26th June – Peter’s Pence.
Laudato Si Week: Care for our Environment - To celebrate the anniversary of Laudato Si, the Global Catholic Climate Movement are launching Laudato Si Week, June 12-19, a major international celebration of the Pope’s encyclical release anniversary. The goal is to reflect on the encyclical message and take action to bring it to life. In advance of this we are asked to read the encyclical and decide how we are going to do our bit in relation to the environmental crisis. You can read Laudato Si on: http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20150524_enciclica-laudato-si.html Justice and Peace Group
Pardon and Peace – Year of Mercy retreat day focusing on the Sacrament of Confession takes place in Our Holy Redeemer’s house, Clydebank on Sat 4th June from 10.15am-4pm. Cost is £20 per person, which includes tea before and after and lunch. Contact Oonagh on 07920-065584 or email email@example.com.
Refugee Scotland Festival: 14th-26th June - Please keep an eye out for the Refugee Scotland Festival. This is an annual Scotland-wide programme of arts, cultural, educational, heritage and sports events. The festival brings together people from refugee and local communities to celebrate the contributions refugees make to life in Scotland and the welcome offered by local people. The theme for this year's festival is solidarity. Now, more than ever, we need to stand together with people who've had to flee their homes and are now trying to build new lives here. Justice and Peace Group
Please remember in your Prayers -
Sick—Margaret McGuire, Paul Morton, Dante Biagioi, Louise Dolan, Charlie Melly, Ronald Coia, Douglas Dalby (Snr), Baby Eva Berrey, Marie Moy, Margie Cornyn, Michael Moss, Russell Rodger, Alexander Pate, Patricia Swiatek, Gilbert O’Rourke, Graham Declan McCusker, Mary Frances Gerrard, Joseph McDermid, Charlie Harper, Alan Johnston, Martin Barnes, Bruce Davidson, Paul Sheridan.
Recently Dead—Ellen Lyons, Charles Subryan, Angus MacDonald, Esther Mackrell
Anniversaries—John Hamilton, Christina Lafferty, John Gallagher.